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Monday, July 11, 2016

Lavender & Chamomile Cold Process Soap

Lavender & Chamomile Cold Process Soap is a soothing blend of lavender, chamomile blossoms and sandalwood.  This really is such a lovely scent!  These will be ready for purchase on August 15.

See the making and cutting of Lavender & Chamomile Cold Process Soap by Be Greatful on YouTube here... 

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

All Natural Cherry Almond Cold Process Soap

Cherry Almond is described as the amazing "aroma of sweet cherries warmed with nutty almonds".  This soap is hands down my favorite scent!  It literally smells good enough to eat.  I am obsessed!  For anyone who is curious, the fragrance oil that I used is "Bitter Almond" from Wholesale Supplies plus.  So far the scent has stuck well in the soap and as you can see from the making and cutting video, it behaved beautifully!  It didn't accelerate trace with my recipe at all which gave be tons of time to make all these colorful swirls! 

See how we made All Natural Cherry Almond Cold Process Soap on YouTube...

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Handmade Merlot Wine Cold Process Soap

Handmade artisan soap made with Merlot wine. An intoxicating blend of blackberries, raspberries, currents, juicy grapes with hints of vanilla.

To see the Making and Cutting of Merlot Wine Soap check out Be Greatful Handmade on YouTube...

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sunrise Oatmeal & Aloe Cold Process Soap

Sunrise Cold Process Soap by Be Greatful is an extra large luxury bar made with all natural skin loving ingredients like Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Mango Butter, Colloidal Oatmeal, Fresh Aloe Vera (from my very own garden) and silk.  Sunrise is an amazing blend of Orange, Lemongrass, Litsea Cubeba and Pink Grapefruit essential oils.  A nice bright fresh scent.  Soooo yummy!  My house smells amazing!  These will be ready for purchase at www.begreatfulshop.etsy.com on July 1.

See how I made Sunrise Oatmeal & Aloe Cold Process Soap on You Tube at...

Friday, March 4, 2016

Japanese Cherry Blossom Cold Process Soap

Japanese Cherry Blossom is described as "a well-rounded blend of pink Japanese cherry blossoms and fragrant mimosa flower petals, with warm base notes of vanilla, Tonka bean, and oriental woods".

See how Japanese Cherry Blossom was made here:

Sunday, January 31, 2016

South Beach Cold Process Soap

"South Beach" is described as "Truly Tropical.  The initial blast is all fruit:  Chunks of ripe cantaloupe and fresh juicy watermelon.  Then comes the sweetness... pure sugarcane, the kind you can buy at an open farmer's market.  Sold by the stalk, that you chew on, squishing it between your teeth and sucking the sweet juice from its stick. Then the gentle aroma of thick, meaty petals of fragrant blooming Lilies and...the ocean breeze". 

I love this scent.  It's fresh and fruity and perfect for summer!

See how South Beach was made on YouTube...

Cucumber Mint Cold Process Soap

Cucumber mint is "a blend of fresh cucumber and freshly-cut mint leaves, complimented with floral blossoms.  It begins with top notes of garden-fresh cucumber, ripe banana, and juicy clementine; followed by middle notes of cyclamen blossoms, African violets, and Madonna lily;  sitting on base notes of palm fronds, spearmint leaves, and cool peppermint". 
This really is such a nice soothing scent!  Cool, light and airy!


See how I made it here...